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Civil War and Reconstruction (1861-1875)

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Appomattox Court House and Lincoln's Assassination - Khan Academy
From YouTube, produced by Sal Khan
Sal Khan discusses Lee's surrender to Grant to Lincoln's assassination. (06:01)
July 15, 2012 at 01:10 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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PBS Presents the Story Behind Uncle Tom's Cabin
From pbs.org, produced by PBS - American Experience Films
This video is part of the PBS series, The American Experience. This particular documentary is entitled The Abolitionists. The clip gives an introduction to the book Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe as well as how it came to be written. It g... [more]
December 1, 2012 at 11:56 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Confederate Bomb Plot
From history.com, produced by History Channel
Confederate agents plot to bomb the White House with Lincoln and his cabinet inside to destabilize the Union's leadership during the Civil War. In this video clip, learn more about this attempt at defeating the Union army and keeping Lincoln from bei... [more]
March 13, 2012 at 03:12 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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The American Civil War
From teachertube.com, produced by Aslas
This video is a collection of pictures and facts about the American Civil War.  It shows accurate photos from the actual war.  It also gives interesting facts pertaining to the time period.
November 27, 2010 at 10:26 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
From YouTube
Excellent audio/visual version of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address as recited by Jeff Daniels. Audio is heard over slideshow of Gettysburg and Civil War era images.  Run time 02:49
November 28, 2010 at 02:16 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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Impact of the Civil War
From history.com, produced by History Channel
The Civil War was a long and gruesome conflict that claimed more than 620,000 lives and had lasting effects on military and civilian survivors. In this video clip, learn about how great of an impact the Civil War left on our country. (3:27)
March 13, 2012 at 12:59 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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Civil War Technological Advances
From history.com, produced by History Channel
The American Civil War saw many major advances in the technology of warfare. The creation of railroads made it quicker and easier to transport large amounts of soldiers to battle areas. The long rifle made shooting much more precise and also brought ... [more]
February 23, 2012 at 08:19 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Lincoln's War Machine
From history.com, produced by History Channel
Twenty-four thousand miles of railroad replenishes troops and supplies for the North and delivers disaster to the South. In this video clip, learn about Lincoln’s methods of delivering supplies and troops to the Union armies. (3:01)
March 13, 2012 at 12:48 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Meaning of the Civil War
From history.com, produced by History Channel
The Civil War can be described as a fight for freedom, bloody, and heroic. In this video clip, historians describe the meaning of the Civil War in one word. (1:13)
March 13, 2012 at 12:28 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Legacy of the Civil War
From history.com, produced by History Channel
One hundred and fifty years after it began, the Civil War is still an important component of our national character. In this video clip, learn about the legacy of the Civil War and what it left behind for this country. (1:22)
March 13, 2012 at 12:33 PM
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